Ruby Ison, 83, of Wilmington, passed away Monday morning, Feb. 11, 2019 at Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington.  
She was born Oct. 19, 1935 in Elkfork, Ky., the daughter of the late Floyd and Gladys (Williams) Whitt.
Ruby enjoyed taking care of her family. She was a loving wife and mother.
Surviving are her loving husband, Damon Ison, whom she married May 15, 1954; two daughters, Sharon (Rodney) Keefe of Jacksonville, Fla. and Pharron Ison of West Chester; five sisters, Ruth Carnes, Reva Conley, Ella Rae Evans, Rosa Lee Fraley and Rita Daniels; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by her brother, Rex Whitt.
Funeral services will be held at Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, 97 W. Locust St. Wilmington, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Mike McCormick officiating. Interment will follow in the Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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